N.D. law protects small pharmacies from big-box stores

September 25, 2010 at 1:34 pm in Grand Forks Herald

As national competitors such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Walgreen Co. fight to dominate the pharmacy market, small North Dakota drugstores are largely protected from that struggle. For almost five decades, a unique state law has required that pharmacists own or control most of the state’s pharmacies Continue Reading